Mississippi contains six schools that offer nurse practitioner programs. Pearl River Community College, the highest-ranking nurse practitioner school in MS, has a total student population of 5,519 and is the 1741st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 nurse practitioner schools in Mississippi, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mississippi University for Women comes out as the most expensive ($7,928/yr), with Pearl River Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,515/yr.
Nurse Practitioner students from Mississippi schools who go on to become nurse practitioners, licensed vocational nurses, practical nurses, natural health practitioners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the nurse practitioner schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from nurse practitioner, there are 2225 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,759 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,828, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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